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“Who is Dr. Seuss”

Sensory-Friendly Family Concert
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“Who is Dr. Seuss”

Sensory-Friendly Family Concert

Saturday, June 10, 2023—1:30pm

Saturday, June 10, 2023—1:30pm
Sosnick Courtyard
1 hour

Join us for a special performance of "Who is Dr. Seuss" by Kris Johnson and The Learning Express and discover the amazing world of Theodor Seuss Geisel, the beloved children's book author. In this program, students will delve into the life and works of Dr. Seuss, exploring his whimsical stories and characters that have captured the hearts of generations. Through engaging activities and discussions, participants will gain a deeper understanding of Dr. Seuss's creative process and his impact on children's literature. Adding to the experience is a captivating original score by Kris Johnson, bringing the stories to life in a fun and interactive way. Join us and let your imagination run wild with the colorful characters and charming tales of Dr. Seuss!

What’s a sensory-friendly concert?

Relaxed and sensory-friendly events are designed for individuals on the autism spectrum and with other sensory sensitivities. Our culture can be unforgiving if you're unable to conform to standard concert etiquette. This can exclude individuals who are unable to sit still or who may express emotions such as joy or excitement through vocalization. This relaxed, sensory-friendly concert aims to remove barriers, allowing everyone to be themselves and enjoy a musical experience in a safe and judgement-free environment.

Your experience includes:

• A relaxed, family-friendly concert environment that embraces neurodiversity
• Movement and dancing during the concert are welcome!
• A limited number of Sensory Toolkits containing fidget toys and noise-reducing headphones are available for use during the event.
• A quiet space will be available if you need to take a break during the event.
• Limited audience size for reduced crowds
• Reduced volume during the concert
• Flexible seating: Bring your own picnic blanket or lawn chairs and choose how close you’d like to be to the stage and speakers during the concert.
• Trained event staff: The Mid-Michigan Autism Association has provided training to our staff to help them better understand the characteristics of autism and how to better communicate and support autistic individuals.

Free with registration. Limit 4 tickets per order.

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